Ecotality, which makes charging systems for electric vehicles, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and wants to sell its assets in an auction.
Electric car maker Tesla Motors says it has repaid a loan from the U.S. government nine years early.
The chief executive of electric car maker Tesla Motors says his company plans to pay back an Energy Department loan in half the time required by the government.
Emails released by a House committee appear to show that a major donor to President Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign discussed with White House officials a federal loan to failed Fremont solar company Solyndra Inc.
Days before Fremont solar panel maker Solyndra collapsed, the Obama administration considered a bailout that would have provided an infusion of cash and a new board of directors, including two directors appointed by the Energy Department.